Demo - Kingfisher

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My drawing of a Kingfisher

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I start with the eye as this is the focal point of the painting and my main guide.

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I slowly start to add the values to the head colouring.

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I slowly carry the colours through to the body keeping in mind the values and contrasts.

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Keeping the surface wet, I work the paint where necessary, especially focusing on the contrast of light and dark.

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Finally I add some spray to give the impression of movement.  I finally check until I am happy with the finished product.